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but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. ♪ in the news this saturday morning, september 18th a memorial service for a young woman who's left behind a lot of friends. 20 years old jessica morales one of the four that died in the san bruno gas line explosion. and a car carrying five novato high school students slammed into a big rig truck. what investigators are now saying about this fatal collision. >> we're starting out with plenty of cloud cover this morning. dense fog at our coast. mist and drizzle. a little sunshine today before
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rain heads your way tomorrow. >> good morning everyone. i'm theresa garcia. a memorial service later today for one of four people who died after a gas main exploded and ungulfed the neighborhood in flames in san bruno. the public memorial for jessica starts at 7:00 this evening. it's at the church of the highlands in san bruno. many of her family and friends reflected on her life at a private vigil last night. amy shares their story. >> she wasn't even supposed to be there. >> she had to switch her days of work to go watch the game with friends. but yeah, she didn't live there. so wrong place at the wrong time. >> 20-year-old jessica morales was at her boyfriend's san bruno home when the explosion happened. 19-year-old joseph gomez was severely burned as he tried to save her. he is still in the hospital with second and third degree burns over 40% of his body.
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jessica's friends and family tried to focus on her life and not how she died. >> we're trying to get to the person she was and not think of tragedy and just hold her in our hearts and know she's in a better place. >> her loved ones came together in daly city for a vigil. her parents decided to keep the service private. >> a beautiful girl. she would have loved. she was very into fashion, a beautiful person. >> jessica's family says she was very good at making friends which was apparent at her vigil. >> she had this great personality. always brought you up when you were down. just a great person overall. gonna be missed. >> jessica hopes to become a fashion journalist and was taking classes at academy of art university in san francisco. >> she had a lot going for herself. and she went young but we're going to always remember her. >> i feel like i just lost my own daughter. i really really -- i'm gonna
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miss her. tremendously. i just don't know words that can express how much i'm gonna miss her. >> she will be buried on monday. in daly city amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> over a thousand people attended the funeral mass in san francisco yesterday for a mother and daughter who were both killed in the san bruno fire. 44-year-old jacqueline and 13-year-old janessa greg lived right next to the blast site. the service was held at the catholic church in san francisco. students were given the day off to remember their schoolmate that played basketball and volleyball and was the student body president. >> she was -- she radiates the classroom. everyone enjoyed having her around. >> very important for us to be here to support the family and just have closure to this terrible event. >> jackie worked for the california public utilities commission for over 20 years which is one of the agencies investigating the explosion.
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so far there's been no public announcement about services for 81-year-old elizabeth torres. she's the fourth confirmed san bruno victim. pg&e has agreed to release the information just about everyone has been demanding since last week's san bruno pipeline blast. the utility had mapped its 100 most hazardous natural gas pipelines but it has been keeping that information secret. two federal agencies and the state public utilities commission have laid on the pressure and as abc 7's david louie reports it's working. >> the state public utilities commission sent this letter to pg&e specifically asking for its list of 100 most hazardous gas pipelines and their specific locations. that agency along with pg&e have been under pressure for a week by state and federal law makeser and by the governor that the public and first responders need that information. >> it has to have the level of detail necessary so we can identify exactly where the pipe goes so that people who have a right to know what's under their house. >> pg&e isn't saying what it
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plans to do although abc 7 news has learned the utility could release maps and a list on monday. >> what exactly is or is not provided and understanding exactly what the cpc is requesting is something what we're currently working with with respect to pg&e will be in contact with the cpuc to make sure we completely understand the request and we'll be able to provide a response. right now because we have just recently received it we're currently evaluating what we have received. >> the location of high risk pipelines has been mapped by a number of sources. this it was released during a rate increase hearing in sacramento last year. state regulators want a plan to replace pipe plans with manual shutoff valves with automatic valves. san bruno was one of them. they're anxious to get the maps from pg&e. >> you don't want to let the wrong people know that information but in this case, i really think that they need to let the homeowners know.
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>> what's more important? people's safety people's lives or their security? i mean, are they concerned somebody's going to do something bad to them? >> a lot could happen between now and over the weekend until monday's expected release of the list. that's because there seems to be an apparent disconnect between what state officials are asking pg&e to do and the apparent confusion by pg&e what it plans to do. in the meantime jerry hill says that if pg&e is less than forthright in full disclosure he will force a bill to comply. david louie, abc 7 news. >> if you want to find out whether you live near a high pressure gas transmission line, pg&e says all you have to do is call. the number's on your screen. it's 1-800-743-5000. that's 1-800-734-5000. this isn't it find out if you live near one of the 100
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hazardous pipelines. this is just a general location of the pipelines in your area. we have posted the number at abc7news.com. one of the highest risk gas lines runs right through fremont. it's 4 miles long and would cost an estimated $14 million to replace. fremont city leaders were not able to get much information about the line from the utility, but now pg&e has agreed to go before the city council a week from tuesday. >> so we expect to get more information on that particular line in fremont. really just to discuss the line itself in general and the risk terminology. that will be important for all of us to have a clear understanding on. >> san bruno city officials have also just started offering to clear debris from the property of 37 pipeline fire victims who lost their homes. the service will be free as long as the homeowners sign a waiver. residents whose homes were damaged are either doing the cleanup work themselves or have
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hired contractors to do it. the highway patrol believes alcohol may have played a role in the crash yesterday that killed one teenager boy and has left two of his novato high-class mates fighting for their lives. the driver and another passenger escaped with minor injuries when their bmw collided head on with a tractor trailer on novato boulevard a half mile west of san marin drive. beer cans littered the scene and officers discovered a smashed liquor bottle inside the car. they arrested the driver for drunk driving and driving without a valid license. >> a horrible learning opportunity of what combination of alcohol, cars and poor judgment can do. >> tragedy like this, just shows us all how valuable life is. >> the crash occurred just before noon. lunch starts at 12:15 for novato high students. school administrators and parents want to know why the
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boys were off-campus when this tragedy struck. up next we'll bring you up to date on the legal battle on california's ban on same sex marriage. also afghanistan's election day starts off with missile attacks and bombings as insurgents try to keep people from voting in parliamentary elections. >> the relative of an american hiker just released
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>> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> time now 6:11. a development this weekend in the legal battle over california's ban on same sex marriage. late last night the supporters of the ban filed briefs urging a federal appeals court to
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overturn judge vaughan walker's decision last month which found prop 8 unconstitutional. yesterday was the deadline for gay marriage opponents to file. the supporters have time to respond. hillary clinton calling for release of the two remains americans in the iranian prison. sarah shourd freed after 13 months will arrive in new york this weekend. she will hold a news conference tomorrow. the iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad said she was released because of health issues, as he also heads to new york today to attend a u.n. trade summit. her aunt lived in berkeley. she talked to sarah on the phone after her release. >> she said one thing constantly she was in prison was she felt infanttallized that they treated her like a child when she was in solitary confinement and she had to continually say to them i'm a strong woman, i am not a child.
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>> her aunt said she won't stop until the release of her fiancee shane bauer and her friend sean fatal. two civilians were killed where rocket attacks occurred. a bomb was planted beneath a pile of wood next to a polling place. two election observers were injured when it went off. this election is more than a test of courage. it's also a major test of the government's ability to conduct a fair election after widespread fraud in last year's presidential vote. a bit of a change this weekend in the bay area. i think you're going to detail some rain lisa? >> that's right. not today. plenty of mist and drizzle and low clouds at our coast. we'll salvage this afternoon. it should be pretty night but tomorrow light rain. stay tuned. >> weather experts now agree on
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by a fierce microbust eight miles long and five miles wide. it was packing winds of up to 125 mph. these storms toppled hundreds of trees in brooklyn and queens including one that killed a woman sitting in her parked car. thankfully we don't have such severe weather here but a little change in the bay area. >> that's right. they've had the very hot summer we had the cool one. follow them won't go that far. there's a cold front offshore and it's going to swing through here holding together early on tomorrow to bring us a little rain. but it will fall apart so it shouldn't be a big deal. a live look outside. you can see some of the fog here from our east bay camera. it's very dense. in fact cloud cover extends all the way to the east bay. a lot of mist and drizzle in fact from hayward, oakland san francisco definitely wet pavement out there. and very foggy conditions. be careful. with all the cloud cover and a
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southwesterly flow looking at very mild temperatures this morning, 65 concord, 63 livermore. since yesterday, the 24 hour temperature change we haven't dropped at all really in most areas. really gaining some heat overnight and that moisture allows for temperatures to be 4 to 5 degrees warmer, a little warmer into our east bay valleys. but overall the trend will be for the mist and drizzle to stay at the coast for much of the morning and the fog. and then we will see the cloud cover spin out. it will somewhat muggy this afternoon but continued mild. we'll see temperatures perhaps touch 80 in our inland valleys and the showers swinging on through overnight tonight through the north bay and spreading south throughout the day. take a look. pretty impressive sitting offshore as the cold front is beginning to push through or approach the north coast around mendocino county. we will look for the rest of it to hold together and the tail end of it to push through the
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bay area early tomorrow afternoon. it's going to drag a few showers in. this morning we are starting out a lot of cloud cover, the drizzle and it peels back. partly cloudy mild conditions today. and then throughout the overnight hours here comes more cloud cover and rain showers in the north bay by 5:00 tomorrow. pushing throughout early afternoon east bay and south bay. by the later afternoon hours it's to the east of us. about a quarter of an inch in the locations of the north bay. that's up by santa rosa. maybe a tenth on the peninsula with trace amounts on the east bay and south bay. in the south bay look for the clouds to thin out. mid to upper 70s today. 77 saratoga. cupertino, some sunshine here on the peninsula with 76 redwood city. staying pretty cloudy but mild on the coast. 62 in pacifica. san francisco 67 for you with cloudy skies around sunset and richmond district today. and the fog holding on at bodega
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bay and stinson beach. 76 sonoma. 70 oakland and berkeley today with some filtered sun. and over the hills today should be a fairly decent day. and you lose the cloud cover by late morning early afternoon with 80 brentwood and 80 morgan hill. so fog, mist and drizzle, partly cloudy today. more clouds tomorrow leading to light rain, especially in the north bay in the morning. and then maybe a few light showers peninsula early afternoon east bay and then dry out with fall beginning on wednesday. so far the only unusual weather in our extended outlook. >> looks good for the fall but do you think we'll get more rain? >> the race has been on the past five months. (laughter) >> thanks lisa. coming up at 7:00 on "good morning america," joining us from new york a preview of everything on this morning.
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how you doing? good morning. >> i'm good. i was listening to your conversation about the weather and what we saw here in new york was unbelievable yesterday, 15 minutes of just torrential rain thursday night and the cleanup is still going on now but people were talking about it all throughout the city here. it was pretty scary. but a beautiful day now. a great show coming up. we start with sarah palin. she gave a fiery speech at her public dinner in iowa. the 2012 election. the question, is this the first sign she's setting her sights on the white house. why did a young woman lie be being attacked. authorities say she did it for herself and her son's parents are speaking out. may have gone too far confronting his daughter's bully. tips if your child is being picked on. irish step dancers the latest sensation. but with their hands, as ayou can see, not their feet that is making them a hit and we have
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them on the show live so you have to tune in for that. >> that looks fantastic. have to have pretty strong wrists and coordination. >> they did a lot of practice. dan and i tried it. we don't have the it down yet but we will! >> we'll be watching. see if you give us a little hand action, the dance. bye-bye now! the giants got shut down against the milwaukee brewers but managed to keep their first place standing. here's larry beil. >> good morning, everybody. nothing lost, nothing gained one night after exploding against the dodgers, the giant offense went back for a drought against milwaukee. but the second place padres lost 14-4 st. louis and the giants still in first place. this takes orange friday to a new level. a commit there. top of the first brewers getting to work against madison baumgartner. base hit. scores. milwaukee up 1-0. top five giant defense kind of sketchy. grounds to renteria.
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wings it wide! affeldt with the backstop 3-0 at that point. three-hit shutout. the giants lose 3-0 but remain in first place by half a game with 14 to go. to minnesota. a's facing the twins. always seems like they put on a big kick at the end of the season. oakland with a 1-0 lead. mark ellis makes it driving in coco crisp. in the 6th. long ball. jack huff, his 12th of the season. opposite field blast. the a's back at 500 after a 3-1 win. oh, boy! cal football played a rare friday night game. walked right into the buzz saw in reason -- reno.
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shane will make you forget. he was magnificent. gone! 59 yards to the house. and we're tied at 7. when you play the pistol, you get shot! 21-7 novato. bears just ranked 24th in the nation watching that ranking evaporate. shane with the first touchdown, he just runs away from number 20 breaking tackles all the way to the end zone. three td's in this game. cal's within 3. kevin reilly crucial mistake. 65 yards. threw three picks in this contest and cal has no answer. ran for three and threw for two. cal gets rolled in reno. 52-31. if you like getting big air there's a new attraction in san francisco. the house of air.
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just opened at chrissy field. the ambassador was olympic gold medallist johnny mosley. >> with that the ribbon was somewhat dangerously cut on the house of air. five trampoline structures where you can jump and fly to your heart's content. >> jumping on a trampoline is a fun activity. >> sits appropriately in an old airplane hangar. kids are fearless but anybody can bounce in at any age. >> we had a guy here last night 69 -- >> get out! come on! >> swear to god. he's doing a great job. >> for those of us with zero trampoline experience lessons from johnny mosley are helpful. >> when you land point your toes and lock your knees. >> showoff! >> but you get to show off when
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you're a gold medallist skier. mostly the matrix with ease. my dream, to dunk on the high-hopping mosley. >> i'm not sure we're ready for dunking yet larry. trying to lower the rim and can't get it low enough for me. that's pathetic. >> larry saw the hoop, was i can't wait to get up there and dunk! it's a little harder than it looks. >> i ended up being the dunkee instead of the dunker. a humbling experience. >> larry, might have started you a little too high. think this is more your speed. bouncy house. does a nice job of that. you wanna try it? >> daisy could probably dunk on me. college football this afternoon. texas tech at 5:00 followed by another edition of after the game around 8:30. have a great weekend, everybody. >> next at 6:30, what the highway patrol is telling us
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about the midday crash that killed a novato high school student yesterday and injured four others. also a few more jobs coming at a high price. 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♪ police say drinking and fast driving are the likely factorless leading to a terrible crash in novato. one north bay teenager is dead four others hurt after the car they were riding in smashed head-on into a big rig. the chp isn't releasing their names due to their ages but they're students at novato high school and that's where official plan to make a statement monday. lillian kim reports. >> officers found beer cans in and outside the wrecked bmw. also inside the car, a smashed bottle of liquor.
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it's unclear if and how much the passengers were drinking but the driver was above the legal limit of .08. he lost control on novato boulevard about a half mile west of san marin drive as he rounded a curve and hit a big rig full of cattle. >> the vehicle was westbound at a fairly high rate of speed due to the elongation of the skid marks. >> all the boys were from novato high. one dead at the scene two others treated for major injuries and the other treated for minor injuries. the driver was arrested at the hospital for driving without a license and driving under the influence. >> an emergency announcement with all teaches that don't have students this period have to meet in the library. >> many students and parents were surprised to learn the accident happened just before noon. lunch doesn't begin until 12:15. >> that's what's really
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disturbing. if it happened at noon what can kids doing drinking at 12:00 in the afternoon when they're supposed to be at school. >> these students know some of the boys involved in the crash. they are hoping for a speedy recovery. >> one of the guys in my class, i like talking football with him a lot. he's a -- he's cool. i like him a lot, you know. i hope the best for him really. >> school administrators declined comment. >> california's unemployment rate went up slightly from 12.3% in july to 12.4% in august. but the bay area is fairing better. the jobless rate in the san francisco metro area stands at 9.3%. san francisco and san mateo counties. the oakland metro area fell to 11.5%. it combines alameda and contra costa counties. and the san jose metro area covering santa clara and san benito counties dropped to 11.2.
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more than 2 million people are still unemployed in california. if you're looking for work, you might find it at the next job fair sponsored by abc 7 and job journal. it will be held on tuesday september 28th at the hotel whitcome in san francisco and we have all the details at abc7news.com/jobs. despite the government's efforts to stimulate the economy lagging unemployment numbers are a political liability for democrats. the issue of jobs and federal stimulus spending are prevailing issues in the california senate race. here's political reporter mark matthews. >> the white house released a list of the top 100 stimulus-funded projects. making the list? $2.8 billion to retrofit the bay bridge. $198 million to expand the caldecott tunnel. but in spite of those projects in california unemployment rose to 12.4% last month.
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in los angeles senator barbara boxer said without the stimulus spending it would be worse. >> we would have seen another 8 million jobs lost. >> boxer was asked about a report just released on $111 million in stimulus money given to the l.a. transportation department and the los angeles department of public works. the city's controller reports that out of that money just 55 jobs have been created so far because 87% of the funds are still tied up in bureaucratic red tape. also campaigning in los angeles, boxer's opponent carly fiorina. >> i mean how can you say you created all these jobs when the unemployment rate continues to go up. how can you say you created all these jobs when a city official in l.a. says we can only find 50 of them. >> the report is red meat for fiorina leaving boxer to insist it is the exception. >> are there issues that every single dollar that was spent was perfect? of course not.
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>> but boxer says she has seen for herself people hired with stimulus dollars. >> i've met them at construction projects. at the caldecott tunnel. all over the state. >> not a strong political position says abc 7's political analyst. >> that's a hell of a campaign motto, you know, if we hadn't done it things would be worse. that doesn't per situate a lot of people. >> the professor believes voters will judge the success of the stimulus in very personal terms. >> people on the ground are gonna judge these programs in terms of what it does for them and what it does for their neighbors and what it does for their family. >> the latest abc poll shows more americans believe the obama administration is hurting the economy rather than helping. and the percentage of those that thought the administration was helping, well, that number has fallen by 9 percentage points since last spring. the president's re-election may have time to recover from this economy but not those incumbents facing re-election in less than seven weeks.
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in the news room, mark matthews abc 7 news. >> presidential candidate sarah palin called to unite since elections are over. palin spoke to 1400 people at the reagan dinner in des moines. iowa often attracts many presidential hopefuls leading up to its caucuses every four years. one of the early bellwethers in the race for the white house. >> todd says i don't know. i think you should go downstairs, run on that treadmill. i said why would i wanna stay indoors. todd says i guarantee you if anybody spots you in the tennis shoes they're going to say palin in iowa decides to run. (applause) >> the alaska former governor delivered her speech after endorsing several tea party candidates who scored victories over moderate republicans in primary races for senate and
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house seats. at least two people have died as the violence has marred election day in afghanistan. they went to the polls under heavy security after insurgents threatened to target voters and polling places. afghanistan's first election since claims of fraud arose after last year's presidential election. many see this as a test of afghanistan's ability to run a fair election after a month of pledges for reform. okay. take a look at this video from a security camera in the country of turkey. the camera focuses on a one-year-old toddler crawling on to a highway startling drivers of course. they waved frantically to other motorists to get out of the way. the infant got away from his mother who fell asleep while begging on the sidewalk. they called for the police to return the baby to the mother but only after she was held for questioning. wondering how the weather is going to take its toll in the
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bay area. >> a lot of mist and drizzle. but that's not from the cold front. the rain maker still sits offshore. lots of fog this morning but we will salvage one pretty nice afternoon. i'll detail that for you next. >> why talk of baseball coming to oakland's waterfront poses a threat to coffee lovers at jack london square. 3q jaguar platinum coverage is not just a warranty. it's a belief in everything we do. it's a 5 year, 50,000 mile promise. with complimentary scheduled maintenance no-cost replacement of wear and tear items and 24/7 roadside assistance. because when you create the most beautiful fast cars on earth you create an ownership experience to match. 3q my mercury moment happend right after our wedding, when i realized that along with all the gifts that i'd be getting a lot my husband's old stuff. fortunately,
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the waterfront of jack london square in oakland has always been a dynamic place. it's built on the ebb and flow of commerce. but there could be a deal in the works that amounts to trading one local tradition for another. this is coffee for baseball. abc 7's wayne friedman reports. >> it seems to be in perpetual motion. produce row along third street in oakland. a place of imports, exports tradition and histories. but if you read the headlines, it may be a neighborhood in transition. >> i could not see a ballpark here. that's my personal opinion. >> spoken like a man with 85 employees and legions of loyal customers. >> i am willing to stand in line. this is not bad. even if they're ordering like five different coffee drinks, i'm willing to stand in line. >> peerless coffee is a three-generation family business. george sr. still works in the sales office next to his wife
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sonya and their kids work here, too from george jr. the president to his sister christina who oversees finances and all of them here, the yugoslavian immigrant who founded this company in 1924. >> peerless he wanted it to be the best coffee. >> how day say peerless in yugoslavia? >> i don't know. >> even after all those years the place is full of surprises. sonya has assembled one of the bay area's most obscure but completely museums. stocked with items small and large. >> many mint 1922 condition. >> but as interesting as sonya's coffee museum is on its own there's another one an active working museum a few feet away. just like the rest of this neighborhood it's a busy place. making coffee begins with big bags from all around the world.
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they're stacked from floor to ceiling in bins and barrels. this is no folgers no starbucks. >> you know in terms of the coffee world, we're small. >> but not a flavor. >> superb, aromatic. >> did you know coffee beans need to cool completely within two minutes of roasting. then they're sealed in bags even if they're still venting. that's why coffee bags have little pressure valves. >> you have to have a way for gases to leave the packaging, otherwise we'd have blown up bags and beans everywhere. >> and against this busy backdrop the looming dell lima of possible trade of beans baseball. >> can tradition move? >> i think tradition can move, sure. just not easy. >> the when they built this company, they did it a taste at
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a time, a generation at a time. they're living proof that in the coffee business at least, a family that cups and works together stays together. but here? who knows. from oakland wayne friedman, abc 7 news. >> when we look at the fog we've got behind us and the pictures of that coffee, it kind of makes you want a cup. >> yeah absolutely. it's a very foggy start. we have mist and drizzle even translating into some light rain in some parts of the bay area. this is all due to a lot of moisture and fog that is being pushed in off the coast out ahead of a frontal boundary that has forecasted to move on through tomorrow. really overnight hours in the north bay. so a southwesterly flow keeping the air mild. temperatures low to mid-60s so certainly not cold out there but we are looking at a damp start to the day with airport delays of 52 minutes at sfo. we're much more mild than we
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were yesterday at this time. 4 to 5 degrees warmer in the north bay. east bay a couple degrees warmer. even at our coast 2 degrees warmer. but we'll look for a lot of the cloud cover to hang on throughout the morning to early afternoon hours. a muggy but dry afternoon today out ahead of the frontal ban that swings on through overnight in the north bay and throughout the early part of the day tomorrow in the east bay and south bay. so here it is. it's sitting offshore. we are looking at some rain along the north coast right now just in with the front. our area of moisture right now is this mist and drizzle due to the moisture out ahead of this system. this isn't gonna push on through until tomorrow but we will see some measurable presip with it. so this morning we've got plenty of drizzle out there and the clouds hang on throughout much of the morning early afternoon hours. by 1:00, 2:00 we call it partly cloudy in the east bay and then through the overnight hours, a weak frontal boundary that begins to sag to the south spreading the rain mendocino
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sonoma county. by 9:00 it pushes through the north bay, early afternoon in the east bay with a couple of areas of light rain mainly in the north bay and peninsula. the east bay south bay could pick up trace amounts a couple hundredths up to a tenth in the peninsula area and a quarter inch in the wettest locations of the north bay. not a lot not out of the question for this time of year but certainly on the unusual side. but compared to where we've been with the cool four or five months of the past it seems rather typical that we'll see an unusual late summer pattern take shape. 77 santa clara 78 throughout the south bay with low to mid-70s throughout the afternoon. this takes some time to clear. not clearing at all at our coast. 72 millbrae. temperatures pretty much flat throughout the day, mid to upper 60s with a few peeks of sun. in the north bay high and mid level clouds advance as well.
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kind of a cloudy afternoon, santa rosa 75. partly cloudy oakland with a mild 70. but you've got a lot of wet pavement out there this morning. 74 castro valley. near east bay with the mild 70s. further east bay look for upper 70s to near 80 today. a little muggy feeling in danville and dublin today and definitely cooler than average. that's due to the moisture ahead of the system. 72 watsonville. the seven-day forecast fog, mist and drizzle early then partly cloudy throughout the afternoon but we old on to a lot of the cloud cover tomorrow as the front swings through, partly cloudy late in the day and kind of quiet throughout the rest of the work week next week with fall begins on wednesday. >> looks like a nice roll in the fall there. >> yeah. >> actress lindsay lohan confirmed she failed a court-ordered drug test and fears she could be called back into court. show told fans on twitter she failed a drug test after it was
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widely reported yesterday. the l.a. county d.a.'s office says it hasn't received any word on that and no hearing it scheduled. lohan could be sent back to jail for 30 days under the terms of her probation. she spent three weeks in drug rehab after spending 13 days in jail for violating terms of her probation in two dui cases. and paris hilton avoids a felony drug conviction under a plea deal with prosecutes following a recent arrest for cocaine possession. agrees to plead guilty for two misdemeanors and serve one year probation. under the agreement hilton will plead guilty to drug possession and obstructing an officer. she'll pay a $2000 fine and perform 200 hours of community service. she also must complete a drug abuse program. don't go away because "7 on your side" is next. >> a man pays cash at a toll plaza and is accused of tollxç
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>> said paid, have a nice day don't work too late and continued on to sacramento. >> it was routine except a couple weeks later scott received this notice in the mail. fas trak claimed he whizzed through the toll plaza that day without paying. >> your a toll evader. you must pay all this money now. i'm like what's going on. >> bridge camera snapped this picture. that's supposed to happen only if you don't pay. said he owed the $5 poll plus a $25 penalty. >> i called. i said this isn't correct. >> scott called fas trak and it said file an appeal, which he did. scott explained he paid the toll taker. his wife was a witness in the passenger seat and his sister-in-law was a witness in the car behind. however, fas trak didn't believe him. >> nope. we reviewed our documents and data and you're still in violation. >> as a courtesy fas trak said
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it would forgo the penalty if he paid the $5 toll. scott said that would have been easy but didn't like being called a toll evader when he wasn't. >> so i called "7 on your side." i'm like i need some help please. >> we contacted fas trak. the agency said when scott crossed the bridge, they spotted an invalid toll track. he didn't have one. never did. apparently this system was reading an invalid toll tag from the lane adjacent to scott's. it's called a cross-read. it's a rare glitch but did occur 35 times on that bridge on that day. so fas trak dropped the charge entirely. >> we have dismissed the violation. it was a little relief when we got this. thank you. you guys are wonderful. >> so how can you prove you paid cash if you're mistakenly labelled as a violator?
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ben affleck wears three house, the town now in theaters. star director and screen writer. how successful was he with the trifecta? here's arts and entertainment reporter don sanchez on the aisle. ben affleck and three friends carry out well-planned bank robberies. it's a way of life. >> there were over 300 bank robberies in boston every year. mostly professionals within a one-square mile neighborhood called charlestown. >> that won't play well with tourists. affleck in this fascinating study. they take a hostage. affleck wants to know more about her and romance ensues. >> they blindfolded me and dragged me around and stopped and let me out. >> sorry. >> not your fault. >> she doesn't recognize his
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voice? johnham the mad man the fbi agent out to get them. a crime drama in 2010 color. the loose cannon that waits for him to arrive. he does. they keep pushing the limit. and affleck's character knows the road is a dead-end. he's looking for a way to break free. if he doesn't it will only lead eventually to the ultimate mayhem. >> i want you to know you are gonna die in federal prison. >> i really have to give ben affleck credit for this film. comes into his own as a director. moody, gritty complex and filled with action sequences. reminds me of young clint eastwood both in front and behind the camera. it's rated r for violence but i like it, give the town three-quarters of a bucket. i'm don sanchez. we'll see you on the aisle. >> the cool weather may make it
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a good weekend to go to the movies. >> yes. visibility less than a mile in some spots. be careful. later on filtered sun and 69 richmond 74 fremont. staying dry today with partly cloudy skies around the bay, 72 watsonville but we have a lot of mist this morning. tomorrow light rain heading through the north bay in the morning a few sprinkles in the east bay in the afternoon and we dry out. fall begins on wednesday. >> looking forward to it. thanks, lisa. next newscast starts at 8 a.m.. i'm theresa gagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagagaga
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